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Social Security Disability

Qualifying for Benefits Under a Psychological Disability

Qualifying for Benefits Under a Psychological Disability

By Social Security Disability

Of the nation’s 8 million disability benefit recipients through Social Security—either through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)—a quarter of them are receiving benefits with a mental impairment as their primary qualification or diagnosis. Additionally, many psychological disabilities are comorbid, which means they occur in conjunction…

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SSI Disability Hearings

SSI Disability Hearings

By Social Security Disability

The process involved in applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and getting approved for benefits is similar to the process involving Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). If you are initially denied SSI benefits, you can appeal Social Security Administration’s (SSA) decision. Once your hearing has been scheduled, your file will…

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